Last year Agustín Ocaña from Ecuador quit his job to become a full-time advocator for the education of the world’s youth as a way of fighting for the climate. Today, Agustín is head of the Global Youth Coalition – facilitating the collaboration between thousands of young people in the global North and South, teaching them to be changemakers. Listen as Agustín sits down with Icelandic Youth Delegates, Finnur Ricart Andrason and Unnur Þórdís Kristinsdóttir, to talk about North-South collaboration on climate justice and how youth should use technology and storytelling to combat climate change.
This Nordic Talks podcast is the first of five special podcast episodes, recorded at COP28.
This podcast episode features the following speakers
Agustín Ocaña is Chairperson of the Global Youth Association and a sustainability consultant.
Unnur Þórdís Kristinsdóttir
Unnur Þórdís Kristinsdóttir is the UN Youth Delegate on Climate Change for Iceland and a Sustainability Specialist at Controlant.
Finnur Ricart Andrason
Finnur Ricart Andrason is the previous UN Youth Delegate on Climate Change for Iceland and Chairperson of the Icelandic Young Environmentalist Association.